Concussions: Know the Symptoms, Get Help

With annual rates nearly doubling since 2007, concussions are a frequent cause of missed school and work among college students. The frequency of these head injuries now reaches in the millions each year. During Brain Injury Awareness Month, we’d like to give you the tools to determine if you (or a friend) have a concussion and should seek medical… Read more »

Physical Therapy Department Expands

Undergoing a major upgrade, the IUHC Physical Therapy department has expanded to a 5-times-larger facility, and physical therapy services are now available to faculty and staff. The new physical therapy center, located on the first floor of the Health Center, allows for easy access to patients and significant room for new equipment and additional employees. The center hosts a variety of new equipment, including… Read more »

Peer Health and Wellness Educator Applications

The application period for 2017-18 Peer Health and Wellness Educators (PHWEs) is open March 1 through April 1. IU Health Center’s PHWE program trains student leaders to work on a variety of health and wellness programs that focus on five main areas of health outreach: Alcohol and Drug Awareness Nutrition Education Tobacco Cessation Sexual Health Promotion Stress Management PHWE… Read more »

America Saves at Wellness at Wells

As we enter into week eight, it’s hard to believe that the spring semester is almost halfway over. Unfortunately, as the days tick by, so does the money in students’ bank accounts. Thinking about stretching those college funds all the way into the summer can be daunting. Thankfully, this week is America Saves Week and several events… Read more »

Cupcakes and Condoms Sexual Health Fair

Are you curious about how different types of condoms feel, but don’t want to buy an entire box to experiment with? Have you ever wanted to try lubricant, but had no idea what kind to purchase? At Cupcakes and Condoms, a sexual and reproductive health event for all students, we’ll help you with these questions, as well as… Read more »

Ask Big Red Your Sexual Health Questions

College students love to talk about sex, but as soon as they have a serious question about it – the talking stops. Sure, Google can direct you to topics ranging from common STI symptoms to the most popular sex positions for 2017, but there are some questions that Cosmo, or even WebMD, can’t answer. As… Read more »

Student Massage, Aromatherapy, and Biofeedback Giveaway!

Did you start off the New Year with a resolution you’re already struggling to meet? Still eating fast food daily, splurging on your credit card, or skipping class? (Gulp…) IU Health Center’s Adulting IU Student Wellness Coaching might be for you–and there’s free massage, aromatherapy, and biofeedback in it! Beginning Wednesday, January 18, the first 50 students to… Read more »

Health Benefits of Sorority Life

By Amanda Pittman, IU Health Center Marketing Intern This coming weekend marks the final rounds of 2017 Panhellenic Recruitment at IU. Whether you’re a potential new member (PNM) still wondering if Greek life is your thing, or a sorority woman needing a pick-me-up for a long weekend of recruiting, here’s a reminder of some of the benefits… Read more »